Jehoiakim, y’-ho-ya-KEEM, יְהוֹיָקִים
Jehoiakim (Wikipedia)
For other people with the same name, see Joachim (given name).
King of Judah
Reign 609 - 598 BC
Predecessor Jehoahaz of Judah
Successor Jeconiah
Born Jerusalem
Died Jerusalem
Issue Jeconiah
House House of David
Father Josiah

Jehoiakim (pronounced /ˈhɔɪ.əkɪm/; Hebrew יְהוֹיָקִים Yəhōyāqîm "he whom Yahweh has set up", also sometimes spelled Jehoikim (Greek: Ιωακιμ; Latin: Joakim), c. 635–598 BCE) was a king of Judah from 608 to 598 BCE. He was the eldest son of king Josiah by Zebidah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. His birth name was Eliakim (אֶלְיָקִים ’Elyāqîm Greek: Ελιακιμ; Latin: Eliakim).

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